11,000 in India (2001 census). 20% monolingual. Population total all countries: 11,080.
Arunachal Pradesh, Dibang Valley district; Assam; West Bengal. Also in China (Yidu Luoba).
SOV; postpositions; genitives before noun heads; numerals after noun heads, adjective and relatives before noun head; affixes indicate case of noun phrase; comparatives; open syllables; tonal
Mishmi Idu is a Scheduled Tribe. May not be in the Tani group, but is related. Traditional religion, Buddhist, Hindu.